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Day One ~ Rome

Arrive at Fiumicino airport and transfer on to the hotel. Meet and greet at the hotel by our English-speaking tour leader. Check in at the hotel. Meet the tour leader in the hall of the hotel and transfer to the restaurant for dinner

Dinner on a nice tram travelling around Rome with jazz music entertainment.

Transfer back to the hotel by private motor coach

Accommodations:       Rose Garden Palace OR Parco dei Principi, Rome
Meals Included:           Dinner

Day Two ~ Rome

Buffet Breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Meeting with your English-speaking guide at disposal full day max 8 hours for tour of Rome. Transfer by private motor coach to the Coliseum for visiting of the Imperial Rome (entrance to the Coliseum and Roman Forum)

Afternoon: Lunch in a nice restaurant in Rome city center. Continued tour of the major monuments and squares of Rome (Trevi Fountains, Spagna Square, Navona Square and Pantheon)

Late Afternoon: Transfer back to the hotel by private motor coach

Evening: Dinner and evening at leisure

Accommodations:       Rose Garden Palace OR Parco dei Principi, Rome
Meals Included:           Breakfast & Lunch

Day Three ~ Rome

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Guide will be at your disposal for a full day tour of Rome. Transfer by private motor coach to the Vatican Museum (entrance to the Vatican Museum and visit of the Sistine Chapel and St Peter Cathedral.

Afternoon: Lunch at leisure. Special insider access to the Colonna Gallery and visit the Apartment of Princess Isabella and Colonna Apartment the Palazzo Colonna is considered a jewel of baroque art.  Visit its famous gallery with fifteenth to eighteenth century works by great masters such as Ghirlandaio, Veronese, Tintoretto, Annibale Caracci and Guido Reni.  Enjoy the Private Apartments, once owned by Princess Isabelle, in the fifteenth-century wing of the old Palazzo Colonna, which is conserved in all its former splendor. 

Late Afternoon: Transfer back to the hotel by private motor coach

Evening: Dinner and evening at leisure

Accommodations: Rose Garden Palace OR Parco dei Principi, Rome
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day Four ~ Rome / Florence

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Transfer by private motor coach from Rome to Florence. Stop on the way to Orvieto where you will enjoy a short-guided tour along the narrow street of Orvieto reaching the Cathedral- Short visit of the Cathedral

Early Afternoon: Lunch in a nice restaurant in Orvieto.

Afternoon: Visit a beautiful wine estate en route to Florence where you will visit the cellar and taste the wines produced by the farm. Continue to Florence. Walk from the bus drop off point to the hotel – porterage from the bus drop off point to the hotel.  

Evening: Dinner in a nice restaurant. Enjoy a scenic walk back to the hotel following dinner.

Accommodations: Gallery Hotel Art, Florence
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner 

Day Five ~ Florence

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Prepare for a full day walking tour of Florence.

Morning: Walk from the hotel to the Uffizi Gallery for guided tour of the Museums, famous for housing paintings of the major Italian and foreign artists such as Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci etc. From the Uffizi you will then enter the Vasari corridor built by the Medici Family to link the Palazzo Vecchio to Palazzo Pitti running over the Ponte Vecchio, today the Corridoio houses a collection of self portraits.

Afternoon: Lunch at a restaurant in Florence city center. After lunch your guide will show you the wonderful Boboli Garden housing precious works of art of the renaissance such as the beautiful grotto fo Buontalenti. Return to the hotel.

Evening: Dinner and evening at leisure in Florence. 

Accommodations: Gallery Hotel Art, Florence
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Day Six ~ Florence / Venice

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

 Half day for walking tour of Florence city center

 Morning: Walk from the hotel to the Accademia Gallery housing the famous David of Michelangelo, short walk together with your guide around the San Lorenzo District famous for the Central Market. Enjoy some the market at your pleasure. Lunch will be at your leisure.

 Late Afternoon: Transfer by private motor coach from Florence to the Venice Tronchetto area. Transfer by water taxi from tronchetto area your hotel. Private visit of St. Mark’s Cathedral with your guide

Evening: Dinner at a restaurant in Venice

Accommodations: Gallery Hotel Art, Florence
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Day Seven ~ Venice

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Transfer by private motorboat from Cornoldi area to Murano to visit a glass factory and transfer back to Venice city center. Visit the Doge Palace together with our English-speaking guide

Afternoon: Lunch and rest of the afternoon at leisure

Evening: Dinner at leisure

Accommodations: Starhotel Splendid, Venice
Meals Included: Breakfast 

Day Eight ~ Venice

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Late Morning: Visit of the Rialto market area and stop in a Bacaro for a tasty aperitif

Afternoon: Lunch at leisure in Venice. Meet with your guide for a tour of the unknown Venice with visit of the Frari church. Gondola tour of Venice Canals (approx. 30 minutes)

Evening: Transfer by private water taxi from the hotel to the Ca’ Vendramin – Venice Casino where you will enjoy a 3 course dinner in a private room. If you wish, you can continue your evening at the Casino playing at the slot machine or at the tables (a 10 Euro chip to be provided to the guests). Transfer back to the hotel.

Accommodations: Starhotel Splendid, Venice
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Day Nine ~ Venice

Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Transfer by private water taxi from the Hotel to the airport of Venice. Porterage at the airport and departure of flight.

Accommodations: Starhotel Splendid, Venice
Meals Included: Breakfast 

 

 

 

Air: International and domestic airfare not included.

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